Attock

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significant contributions''

made significant contributions in Indian history. Abbas Khan Sherwani wrote the history of Sher Shah Suri and Hasel??? Sherwani was an ataleeq (tutor) to Shahjehan . The Sherwanis established a state in Malir Kotla, Indian Punjab, while they were made the military governors of Sialkot by Sher Shah, a position they held till annexation of the town by Sikhs in 1799. During partition, many of the Sherwanis settled in Indian part of Punjab (Karnal, Malir Kotla)and UP, migrated to Sargodha,Layyah


great battle

; Alexander the Great crosses the Indus near Attock and enters Taxila, whose ruler, Taxiles (or Ambhi), furnishes 130 war elephants and troops in return for aid against his rival Porus (King Porus), who rules the lands between the Hydaspes (modern Jhelum River) and the Acesines (modern Chenab River). * On the left bank of the Hydaspes, Alexander fights his last great battle, the Battle of the Hydaspes River. He and his general Craterus defeat the India


significant contributions

made significant contributions in Indian history. Abbas Khan Sherwani wrote the history of Sher Shah Suri and Hasel??? Sherwani was an ataleeq (tutor) to Shahjehan . The Sherwanis established a state in Malir Kotla, Indian Punjab, while they were made the military governors of Sialkot by Sher Shah, a position they held till annexation of the town by Sikhs in 1799. During partition, many of the Sherwanis settled in Indian part of Punjab (Karnal, Malir Kotla)and UP, migrated to Sargodha,Layyah


cultural research

: books.google.com books?id HH_fAAAAMAAJ accessdate 17 July 2011 year 2005 publisher National Institute of Historical & Cultural Research Centre of Excellence, Quaid-i-Azam University isbn 978-969-415-069-7 page 37 After the decline of the Mughal Empire, the Sikh (Sikh Empire) invaded and occupied Attock District. The Muslims faced severe restrictions during the Sikh rule. The Sikh Kingdom (1799–1849) under Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1780–1839) captured the fortress of Attock in 1813 from the Afghan Kingdom. In 1849, Attock conquered by the British (British Raj) who created Campbellpur District. After 1947, the Pakistani Government renamed it as Attock in 1978. The city's foundations were laid in 1903, and it was named Campbellpur after Sir Colin Campbell (Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde). It was established near Attock fort that had guarded the major routes towards Central Asia. The district was created in April 1904 by the merger of Talagang Tehsil in the Jhelum District with the Pindigheb, Fateh Jang and Attock tehsils from Rawalpindi District of the Punjab province of British Raj. Attock's first oil well was drilled in Khaur in 1915. wikipedia:Attock


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wikipedia:Attock


books online

of the Maratha Empire in Punjab (Punjab region) and Kashmir regions and re-consolidated control over them. For a detailed account of the battle fought, see Chapter VI of ''PKFHSPKFHS books-online-a tfmeh10.htm The Fall of the Moghul Empire of Hindustan'' by H. G. Keene. ; Hindko : Classified under Lahnda languages by many linguists but has a strong influence by Punjabi dialects as well. Hindko dialect is spoken in north

page 276 In 1761, following the victory at the Third battle of Panipat between the Durrani (Durrani Empire) and the Maratha Empire, Ahmad Shah Abdali captured remnants of the Maratha Empire in Punjab (Punjab region) and Kashmir regions and consolidated control over them. For a detailed account of the battle fought, see Chapter VI of ''books-online-a tfmeh10.htm The Fall of the Moghul Empire of Hindustan

Punjab and Kashmir regions and consolidated control over them. For a detailed account of the battle fought, see Chapter VI of ''PKFHSPKFHS books-online-a tfmeh10.htm The Fall of the Moghul Empire of Hindustan'' by H. G. Keene. Background


scientific+products

by the Persian Empire and later in 327 BC by Alexander the Great. The region occupied by Chandragupta (Chandragupta Maurya), wikipedia:Attock


set free

officers and continual harassment by pro-British irregulars), and retreated into Hazara. British Era Ranjit Singh conquered Attock 1814 and Peshawar city in 1822. He left Hari Singh Nalwa in command and withdrew himself to Lahore. Peshawar city, Nowshera and Hazara were under Sikh rule for a while. Hazara was set free by tanooli clane from Sikhs but fell to Britain in 1838. Peshawar city also fell to Pashtuns in 1834 Nowla died in the battle of jamroze but soon the British took


world oil

in the Jhelum District with the Pindigheb, Fateh Jang and Attock tehsils from Rawalpindi District of the Punjab province of British Raj. Attock's first oil well was drilled in Khaur in 1915. It has an oil and gas field Dakhini near Jand. Dhurnal & Sadkal in Tehsil


title history

, the Marathas were now major players. By 1761, Ahmad Shah Abdali invaded the Maratha territory of Punjab and captured remnants

on the south and eastern side of Attock were under the Maratha rule for the most part. In Punjab and Kashmir, the Marathas were now major players.

Battles: From Alexander the Great to Kargil publisher Permanent Black, India pages 80–1 isbn 978-81-7824-109-8 In 1761, following the victory at the Third battle of Panipat between the Durrani (Durrani Empire) and the Maratha Empire, Ahmad Shah Abdali captured remnants of the Maratha Empire in Punjab region

Attock

thumb 250px right Akbar's Fort at Attock (File:Attock Fort.jpg) '''Attock''' (Punjabi (Punjabi language), Urdu: '''

It is located on the bank of the Indus, from the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex, Kamra.

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